Becoming a train driver

Discussion in 'Railway Jobs & Careers' started by Thornaby, 30 Apr 2008.

  1. MostlyHarmless

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    Seems faster than mine was...
     
  2. HarryBflower

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  4. HarryBflower

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    In part 3 of tea-occ (combined tones/directory) are the tones less frequent than in part 1?
     
  5. Dynamonic

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    Hi there,

    They’re about the same if I remember correctly.

    Don’t get yourself too worked up for this test. It’s not nearly as bad as it may sound.
    It’ll make perfect sense on the day. :)

    Good luck buddy!
     
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  6. HarryBflower

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    Thanks. Just gathering information. No panic :P
     
  7. wickedhigh

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    Morning, does anybody have knowledge were to possibly print out the dots test.
     
  8. Dynamonic

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    Hi there wickedhigh,

    There is link to a Group Bourdon Tool in the ‘Group Bourdon Tool’ thread below.

    If you download that tool, you will have the option to print off practice sheets with that.
     
  9. wickedhigh

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    Many thanks
     
  10. Shylem

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    Just to add Arriva also carry out an EGG test
     
  11. Shylem

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    Agreed. I also think it' easier the this version but it would more than prepare you for what you will face. The you tube version is totally false
     
  12. HarryBflower

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    My OPC email says I'm doing the following interviews:
    • Structured Interview
    • Manager interview
    I know the first one is the CBI (also known an MMI?). What is the second one? Is this the 'DMI'?
     
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  13. PB89

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    Can anybody give me any advice or tips on DFFT please? Heard very contrasting stories about this test.

    Thanks.
     
  14. GMT

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    The second one should be the DMI (Driver Manager Interview).
     
  15. GMT

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    The TOC you applied for will send you the DFFT (Driver Fault Finding Test) practice material via email as an attachment along with all the other practice materials regarding all the other test. You should do it after all the paper tests (therefore after a break) and before the computer based ones, at least with GTR. I can't remember precisely how long it lasts for; I think mine lasted either 20 minutes or half an hour. I may be wrong but for sure it's not something lasting an hour. It can be tricky but it's not that complicated though, it's logical. Usually, it's part of the assessment of TOCs requiring an enhanced pass, if I'm not wrong.
     

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